2018 Speaker

Dietmar Hutmacher

website | https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dietmar_Hutmacher
Tedx Talk | View Dietmar Hutmacher's TEDx talk here

Distinguished Professor Dietmar W. Hutmacher is a biomedical engineer, an educator, an inventor, and a creator of intellectual property. He directs the Centre for Regenerative Medicine and the ARC Training Centre in Additive Bio manufacturing at QUT. His interdisciplinary team of researchers include engineers, molecular & cell biologists, material scientist, polymer chemists, clinicians, and veterinary surgeons. DProf Hutmacher is an internationally recognized leader in the fundamental science of biomaterials and tissue engineering & regenerative medicine. He also has an outstanding track record in translating applied research into intellectual property and commercialization portfolios. He has converted a bone tissue engineering concept from the laboratory through to clinical application involving in vitro experiments, preclinical studies and ultimately clinical trials. His recent breast tissue engineering research efforts have resulted in traditional scientific/academic outputs as well as pivotal commercialisation outcomes.